Skill for Independence and Work (various levels)

HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)
Course summary
1 hour
Next available date: Contact for dates - Uxbridge

Course description

Skill for Independence and Work (various levels):

This course is designed for school leavers and young adults with various learning difficulties, who want to improve their independence and employability skills.

Course Content

Students will study functional skills in English and maths at an appropriate level (between Entry Level 1 and Level 1), alongside one of the courses below:

Pearson Entry Level Certificate in Personal Progress (Entry 1)
Pearson Entry Level Certificate in Skills for Independence and Work (Entry 2)
NOCN Qualifications in Using Employability Skills (Entry 2/Entry 3).

Units may include: developing independent living skills: being healthy, shopping for daily living, using communication skills in the workplace and undertaking an enterprise project. In addition to their course, students will work on non-accredited topics to improve their individual, personal, social and living skills.

These may include drama, sport, art, cooking, citizenship and travel training. There will also be an opportunity to take part in a work placement supported by our Employment Coach.

Students are supported in class, at lunch and break times and on off-site activities by our team of learning support assistants. We are also able to support on a 1-1 basis, where required, and provide a Communication

Support Worker.

Where next - Further Studies

Course tutors will help students to prepare for their next steps. There may be opportunities to progress onto another course within Foundation Studies or vocational courses within the College.

Where next - Job Opportunities

There are also opportunities leading to paid, voluntary or supported employment.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Nationally recognised qualification

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HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)

HCUC - Harrow College & Uxbridge College

It’s no surprise that students travel from all over London to study at Harrow College and Uxbridge College. With specialist career advisers on hand to offer advice and guidance, the colleges deliver successful results in further education and career progression....

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HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)

Park Road
UB8 1NQ Uxbridge Middlesex

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